LEXINGTON, S.C. — A Sandhills Middle School student is charged with making direct threats against a student inside a classroom.

According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, the male student, who is under the age of 18, threatened to stab and choke a student Friday.

The name of the student will not be released because he is under the age of 18. 

Deputies interviewed the student at the school and he was released to the custody of his mother.